Nehls Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Nehl.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Neels, Neals, Nehl, Neils, Nelle, Bohls, Gehrs, Pels, Nohl, Nevels

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Nehls Family Origin

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Nehls Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nehls family was Laborer. The most common Nehls occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Nehls's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nehls.

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Nehls Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Nehls life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Nehls in 1947 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nehls

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